Alexisonfire have posted a clarification of what "back" means.
It was an unforgettable summer. All of us are extremely grateful to have such loyal and dedicated fans who were willing to stick with us. That being said, we feel the need to clarify something. 'Alexisonfire is officially back' may well be true, but it seems some may be reading more into this than they should. The truth is, nothing has really changed. We all have our own careers and families which require our attention and as far as Alexisonfire is concerned, there are no immediate plans.
What 'Alexisonfire is back' does mean is that the 5 of us are back in each other’s lives and are as good friends now as we’ve ever...
In honor of their vinyl box set, Alexisonfire have released a documentary series outlining their entire career. There's one doc for each of their full-lengths, each of which includes intimate details to their process, including their break-up. Check them out in the replies - they're great.
So our box set sold out in a mere 30 mins. Selling 1000 box sets, at the lofty price of $250, on a predominantly dead format, is no easy task. It's a god damn Christmas miracle. I really don't want you to think that a gesture like that has gone unnoticed or unappreciated by the AOF camp. We love you all and are very grateful you would go to such great lengths for us.
Now we didn't make a big deal about this before but there is an aspect of this box set you might not know about.
Over a year ago it came to our attention that Distort Records was...
The Alexisonfire Vinyl Box Set will go on sale Christmas Day, for $250. It includes Alexisonfire (2xLP), Watch Out! (2xLP), Crisis (2xLP), Old Crows/Young Cardinals (2xLP), The Switcheroo Series (12"), Death Letter (12"), Dog's Blood, (12"), Math Sheets Demo (10"), Aussie Tour (7"), Insulation Tapes (7"), Crisis Bonus Tracks (7"), Death Letter Bonus Tracks (7"), a 28 page photo book, a vinyl slipmat, 45 adaptor, and digital downloads of all included songs. More info on the band's website.
Alexisonfire's iTunes Originals will be available at the band's upcoming Canadian shows and can be pre-ordered online as of today. The band is also gearing up to release a box set and pre-sale information will surface in January.
Alexisonfire will release a new EP titled Death Letter on December 4th through Dine Alone Records. Dallas Green and Wade MacNeil hit the studio earlier this year to record acoustic and noise-rock interpretations of the songs that are found on this release.
1) Born and Raised
2) Midnight Regulations
3) You Burn First
4) Accept Crime
6) Happiness By The Kilowatt
Alexisonfire announced a show tomorrow (December 17th) in Toronto at Sonic Boom. The show will start at 3 p.m. and they'll play all of their Dog's Blood EP. It will also be streaming on facebook for those who can't attend.